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Our sub-groups

What are the sub-groups?

Over the course of the five years, About Dementia will look in detail at 15 topics in relation to dementia policy and practice. Below is a list of the topics.

  • Befriending
  • Black and Minority Ethnic Communities
  • Dementia Friendly Communities
  • Dementia Prevention
  • Faith and Belief
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Housing and Home
  • Human Rights of People Living with Dementia
  • Human Rights of Unpaid Carers
  • Information, Advice, and Independent Advocacy
  • LGBTQI+ Community
  • Sport
  • Technology
  • The Arts
  • Transport and Mobility

Work in each of these areas will be undertaken by sub-groups within the larger forum. Each sub-group will run for two years, with the exception of the sub-group on Prevention, which will run for all five years of the project. We will start four new sub-groups each year.

The four sub-groups that started in 2019 are:

  • Dementia Prevention
  • Human Rights of Unpaid Carers
  • Housing and Home
  • Transport and Mobility

The work of each sub-group will be underpinned by our project values: equality, human rights, relationship-centred care, peer support, early intervention, and prevention.

How to get involved

Each sub-group will meet four times per year in different locations around Scotland, as will the main forum.

By signing up to become a forum member, you can be kept informed about the sub-groups that interest you. We will update you on the work of the sub-group, and let you know about upcoming meetings and the ways that you can be involved. You can attend sub-group meetings in person, or send contributions via email, phone call, or post. We are continuing to develop other ways to be involved, such as via video recording and online messaging.

Sign up to become a forum member

For more information about sub-groups, please contact us at dementia@agescotland.org.uk.

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